DuPont: Safety Award for Borealis
Borealis has won the 2009 DuPont Safety Award in the category “Sustainable Business Impact”. The Austrian provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions received the award for the successful implementation of the group-wide safety standards during integration of former Agrolinz Melamine International. DuPont presented the 2009 Safety Awards as part of the international A+A trade fair for safety,security and health at work held in Düsseldorf, Germany.
“With the DuPont Safety Awards we reward groundbreaking projects and initiatives both in the world of work and in the society”, states Koen van Neyghen, President DuPont Safety Resources, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). “After taking over Agrolinz Melamine International, Borealis defined the implementation of its own safety philosophy as a core aspect of the integration process and has been able to achieve excellent results in less than two years. The concept therefore does not solely concentrate on increasing process safety, but above all on anchoring safety awareness in the consciousness of all employees”, van Neyghen comments as a reason for the decision.
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